Standish is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 10,139 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Standish is the 20th largest community in Maine.
Unlike some towns, Standish isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Standish are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Standish is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Standish who work in office and administrative support (19.97%), sales jobs (9.09%), and management occupations (8.23%).
Also of interest is that Standish has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Standish is worth considering.
In Standish, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.23 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Standish is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.92% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Standish in 2010 was $28,564, which is upper middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,256 for a family of four. However, Standish contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Standish home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Standish residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Standish include French , Irish, German, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Standish is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and African languages.